Strength Behind the Blue

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Year Founded:
2015
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Wendy Wagner
Main Address:
PO Box 540452
Omaha, NE 68154
Strength Behind the Blue, Inc
4123 North 169th Street
Omaha, NE 68116

What We Do

Strength Behind the Blue aims to be a positive voice of law enforcement through workshops, scholarships, charity drives, and community service work.

Our organization was formed in the wake of tragedy. On May 20, 2015 Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco was killed in the line of duty. When we did not have anywhere to go, we came together to grieve, heal, and support each other. Our mission as an organization is to "Kerrie On" with the strength and determination she had.

Our goal is to help bridge the gap between the police and the communities they serve. We meet our goals by volunteering in the community, supporting law enforcement agencies across the country, and setting positive examples for the youth in our city.

Another part of our mission is be a source of support for Law Enforcement Officers and their families. We do this through our SBTB LEO Scholarship Program, our Healthy Homes for Heroes Program, and our Weekly Card Campaign that sends a card of sympathy to each and every agency across the country that suffers a loss of an officer. We also hold fundraisers for officers in need.

Currently, Strength Behind the Blue is raising funds to assist community members affected by flooding. Donate now and use donation code FLOOD to direct your giving.

Interesting Info

SInce 2015 we have held more than 20 fundraisers, card campaigns, as well as community service projects like Keep Omaha Beautiful and several charity drives.
More first responders are killed by their own hands than in the line of duty each year. Our HHH Program aims to teach awareness and prevention.
We have big plans including two amazing programs in the works that will help us help our law enforcement officers and their families.

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Volunteer Opportunities

3rd Annual KerrieOn Community Expo Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 7:30am Read more »

Upcoming Events

3rd Annual KerrieOn Community Expo June 1, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
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